Published in Telemedicine Week, July 12th, 2005
According to researchers in the Netherlands, "Besides the severity of carotid artery stenosis, atherosclerotic plaque composition is an important determinant of cerebral symptoms. We analyzed the relationship between the composition of the atherosclerotic plaque at the carotid artery bifurcation and ipsilateral ischemic cerebral lesions on MR imaging."
M. Ouhlous and colleagues of Erasmus University explained, "Forty-one patients with symptomatic carotid artery stenosis (>70%) underwent black-blood, fast spin-echo imaging of the carotid artery and turbo...
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